Lee Dugatkin and Lyudmila Trut with fox subjects
UofL researcher: ‘How to tame a fox … and build a dog’
Take adorable, furry creatures involved in revolutionary scientific research, add soviet-era politics and intrigue, set them in the often brutal -35° winters of Siberia...
UofL engineering seniors show off their inventions, many of which will become products used or sold by companies.
Engineering students show off product designs like smart toilets
JB Speed School of Engineering students are developing products that will, ideally, one day be used and sold by companies. Current seniors spend the...
Technicians prepare NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) for encapsulation in the SpaceX payload fairing inside the Payload Hazardous Servicing Facility at the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
UofL researchers help find 20-some worlds on hunt for Earth-like planets
University of Louisville researchers are part of a team that has identified more than 20 new planets outside of our solar system — some...
Kennedy Raley takes advantage of special glasses to help her drive, even though she is visually impaired.
UofL physician helping the visually impaired drive
Driving is a privilege that most of us take for granted, but with the help of UofL optometrist Andrea Smith-Gray, people with visual impairments have a chance...
Civil engineering students at UofL built a concrete canoe and figured out how to make it float as part of a competition with students from other engineering schools in the region.
Civil Engineering students solve the concrete canoe conundrum
Why would anyone build a concrete canoe? And if you were to build one, how would you make it float? Well, civil engineering students at...
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Grant awards up 25 percent
The old adage “you can only win if you play the game” holds true in the world of academic research. UofL is doing...
Kathrin LaFaver, MD
New study offers hope for Huntington’s Disease patients
Individuals in the early stages of Huntington’s Disease (HD) or who are at risk of developing it may be able to play a...
UofL scientists involved in the research, from left to right: Ron Gregg, Ph.D.; Nazarul Hasan, Ph.D.; Gobinda Pangeni, Ph.D.; Maureen McCall, Ph.D.
UofL research shows gene therapy may restore visual function for people with night blindness
By isolating where a key protein required for low light vision is expressed, scientists have shown that gene therapy may restore visual function for...
LaunchIt program expanding to Pikeville
LaunchIt, a 10-week program that teaches entrepreneurs how to introduce a product or start a business, is set to launch in a new market. Nucleus:...
UofL researchers are studying stiltgrass to stop it from spreading. The invasive plant stifles tree growth.
UofL researchers study invasive species of grass
While you may not have heard of stiltgrass, the incredibly invasive plant is ubiquitous, and it's damaging local fields, forests and potentially your own...